Laying out the bones : death and dying in the modern Irish novel / Bridget English.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, 2017Edition: First edition.Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780815654148; 0815654146.Subject(s): English fiction -- Irish authors -- History and criticism | Death in literature | Death -- IrelandAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Laying out the bonesDDC classification: 823/.91099417 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction: Traversing the dismal fields: death and dying in modern Ireland -- Death and narrative regeneration: James Joyce's Ulysses -- The eve of all souls and the death of desire: Kate O'Brien's The ante-room -- Deathbed confessions and unraveling narration: Samuel Beckett's Malone dies -- Ritual and denial in a world stripped of illusion: John McGahern's The barracks -- Death without resurrection and the modern wake: Anne Enright's The gathering -- Conclusion: As you were before you rested: Death and the afterlife of the Irish wake.
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